BHC Newsflyer: 31 July, 2021

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Headlines (with links included):

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Fire Destroys Covered Bridge in Aroostook County, Maine

Article: https://bridgehunterschronicles.wordpress.com/2021/07/21/covered-bridge-in-maine-destroyed-by-arson/

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Petersen Bridge
Petersen (Eden) Bridge. Photo taken by John Weeks III

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Historic Eden Bridge in Minnesota has a new home

Link: https://www.nujournal.com/opinion/2021/07/29/one-countys-junk/

Bridge Info: http://bridgehunter.com/mn/brown/2110/

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Bishop Bridge. Photo taken by Jodi Christman

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Bishop Bridge in Pennsylvania Closes- Future as a Pedestrian Bridge Open

Article: https://www.pennlive.com/news/2021/07/bridge-connecting-central-pa-counties-permanently-closes-after-123-years.html

Bridge Info: http://bridgehunter.com/pa/cumberland/217104061238090/

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Boris Johnson Halts Bridge Removal/In-Fill Project

Articles: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9841159/Bridge-block-victory-Boris-Johnson-intervenes-stop-dozens-Victorian-bridges-filled-in.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490&ito=1490

And: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9755183/Government-agency-burying-historic-bridges-concrete-right-country.html

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Rockslide Destroys Bridge in India, Kills 9

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87qpcKFx2_I

https://www.independent.co.uk/tv/climate/india-rockslide-deadly-footage-v2f6720b2

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World’s First 3D Concrete Bridge in Venice

Link: https://newatlas.com/3d-printing/worlds-first-3d-printed-concrete-bridge-eth-zaha-hadid/

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Also:

  1. Headlines on other bridge news stories and
  2. The BHC will have its last podcast before summer vacation next week. After a four-week hiatus from its podcast, the next podcast will be in September.
  3. From August 1 until mid-September, all bridge articles will be found only here in the Chronicles website and not on its facebook pages
  4. The Memorial Bridgehunting Tour honoring the late James Baughn will be featured on the Chronicles facebook and instagram pages from now through the end of September. To participate in this tour and showcase your photos on the social media pages, click here for details and listen in the podcast for more details: https://bridgehunterschronicles.wordpress.com/2021/06/08/memorial-bridge-photo-tour-for-james-baughn/comment-page-1/#comment-18409

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